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Rwanda in lockdown to contain coronavirus

KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda Saturday announced a two-week lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus, banning unnecessary movement of residents within the Central African country and closing its...

COVID-19: Turkey donates medical equipment to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD Turkey on Wednesday donated medical protective equipment for Pakistani doctors battling the coronavirus in the country, an official said. The medical supplies were handed over by Turkish Ambassador to Islamabad...

India sees biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI India on Friday reported 1,752 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest single-day spike in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 23,452, the Health...

Russia registers new spike of coronavirus cases

MOSCOW  Russia registered on Sunday another spike of coronavirus cases as a new record number of people tested positive over the last 24 hours. The tally rose to 80,949 with the...

COVID-19 cases, deaths rise in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait

ISTANBUL More coronavirus deaths and cases were reported in the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Morocco, and Lebanon on Thursday. In the UAE, 552 new COVID-19 cases pushed the overall count to 12,481,...

Iran sees lowest daily COVID-19 case in nearly 2 months

ANKARA A total of 802 more people in Iran tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the lowest daily number of coronavirus cases in 54 days, bringing the...

Coronavirus tally rises in 4 Arab states

ISTANBUL Health authorities in four Arab countries reported new deaths and cases related to the novel coronavirus on Sunday. Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry confirmed eight more fatalities from the virus, taking...

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 250,000

ANKARA  Global coronavirus fatalities exceeded the 250,000 mark on Monday, according to a running tally by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The university's figures counted 250,134 deaths, while the numbers of...

More than 54,000 COVID-19 cases in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia There are 54,027 coronavirus cases in the African continent, said a Friday update by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The figure shows a whopping 2,329...

Coronavirus cases rise in Latin America

ANKARA  Two South American countries reported more cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus Monday.   The number of COVID-19 cases in Peru rose to 68,882 with 1,515 recorded in the last...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...